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fox coverage. david lee miller live inside southern israel but first to steve harrigan. he is live tonight in caro. what are the terms of the deal exactly? >> trace, three basic points coming out of this cease-fire agreement. first a cessation of hostilities on all sides. for israel that means they will no longer target members of hamas. for hamas it means they will no longer fire rockets into israel. second. a cooling off period of 24 hours. this will be a closely watch period to see whether this 8 days of violence has actually stopped. and finally the most controversial part, an easing of the restrictions on the borders with gaza. now, hamas officials have come out and said those borders will be open. if you look at the language of the agreement it's a lot less clear than that. it looks like more negotiation on these borders while they will be loosened, exactly how loose they will will get, not clear yet, trace? >> it appears from all sides, steve, that egypt was really the key player in these negotiations? >> certainly some big question marks about egypt's new president. mohamme
onto the streets. steve harrigan streaming live from cairo with the latest. hi, steve. >> reporter: gregg, behind me we're seeing the start of violence at this major demonstration in cairo. you see crowds off to my right, the tens of thousands who have gathered here beginning to run. we've seen tear gas fired as well as molotov cocktails. this big crowd here today, the biggest we've seen in some time, is really in reaction to what the new egyptian president did yesterday, muhammad morsi issuing some stunning information, first, that any decree he issues will be legal and that any declaration he issues is final and cannot be appealed by anyone, including the courts. the new egyptian president has basically, on paper, put himself above the law here saying the courts have no say, and obviously, there's a lot of people -- tens of thousands of egyptians -- who are not happy with it. morsi supporters say this was a necessary move to try to get rid of holdovers from the old regime of hosni mubarak. they say it's only temporary until they get a new constitution. but opponents are furious a
covering wal-mart protests in maryland. first though, let's go to steve brown in chicago. steve, the u.s. economy could certainly use a boost of holiday shopping. so what's the outlook? >> well, there are some good signs early. one of them comes from the national association of retailers. now, their projections tend to be pretty conservative. all the same. this organization believes that as far as retailers are concerned, it's going to be a pretty good 2012 holiday shopping season. we expect sales to rise 4% this year a little lower than last year. we really believe that consumers are feeling a lot more confident this year. now if you are looking for a segment to grow even faster than 4 hers projection try online already. ibm research signature it was up 17% on thanksgiving day. 20% already for this holiday shopping season, john? >> it turns out some of those black friday deals are not all they are cracked up to be. >> some of them, according to decide incorporated which part nerd up with a news corps fellow organization the "wall street journal" they took a look at some of these barga
activist was a power grab, and giving himself near absolute control of egypt. steve harrigan is streaming live for us from cairo. he understands you're in tahrir square? >> reporter: harris, that square behind me, as you can see from our live pictures, more tents have sprung up as the evening has gone on and those protesters say they are there to say we're hearing some small explosions and tear gas after three nights of protests here, skirmishes, and at least 500 people injured in those protests and now a death tonight as well. this coming north of cairo when an office of the muslim brotherhood, the group that supports the president was attacked, one 15-year-old boy killed in that attack, as many as 16 people wounded, harris. >> harris: it looks much different than last night. much more active at this hour. tell me this, i know that mohammed morsi is planning to meet tomorrow with his opponents, what can you tell us about that planned meeting? >> he's meeting with some chief justices here in cairo and it's the first seen of a potential move or sign of backing down by the president, but to
rivalling the size of the protests that took down mubarak taking on the new president. steve is there and he is reporting that there are significant changes underway right now that could affect that region and the world. steve harrigan is reporting the military is moving in on its own people. our team on the ground reports hearing explosions and we will have expanded and extensive coverage in a moment. if you move to a big city, thinking big money, is it possible you made the wrong decision? there is a new report that details the growing wealth in the heartland. that all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. but first from fox at 3:00 in new york city the meeting between the united states ambassador susan rice and the biggest critics did not soften their condemnation over her response in benghazi. >> we are significantly troubled by many of the answers we got and some that we didn't get. >> the condition i have are greater today than they were before. we are not even close to getting the bake answers. >>shepard: republican senators taking issue about the scene on the outpost in liby
president is under fire in his own country after what his opponents call a big power grab. steve harrigan has more from cairo. >> yeg, some dramatic developments here in cairo. egypt's president trying to expand his own powers dramatically, saying that any of his presidential decrees issued since he took office six months ago cannot be overturned by anybody, including the courts. and that those previous officials who could be implicated in murdering demonstrators during the revolution a year ago would be retried. as one morsey opponent put it, he is basically putting himself above the having no one to check his powers. we have seen street protests. those protests could grow dramatically with these new announcements by the egyptian president. it comes on the heels of a real diplomatic success in the world spotlight here. president morsey helping to negotiate a cease-fire between israel and hamas. really, making the unusual step of receiving praise from all sides from u.s. officials from hamas, even from some israeli officials for his pragmatism but certainly that imagine that tism in its o
>> gretchen: we're back with photographer steve shapiro. check out his new book. chevy chase story. you are the godfather to whom? >> actually we're godparents to chevy chase's daughter, sydney, who is in that picture. my wife and i. chevy is incredible in terms of playing the piano. >> steve: we'll talk about that in the after the show show. bill: that is cutting it tight. good morning, everybody. breaking news and facing some of her biggest critics. ambassador susan rice goes to capitol hill this hour where she will meet with republican lawmakers who have been furious with her initial remarks on libyan terror attack. how will this story go? that is our lead morning. i'm bill hemmer. martha: i'm martha maccallum. about five days after our consulate was attacked on september the 11th we all remember ambassador rice went on all five sunday shows and said the killing of the ambassador and three other americans was actually the result of a spontaneous mob sparking outrage, those comments did, from top gop lawmakers including these three senators, mccain, graham and ayotte. >> don't we
>> brian: if you have to run from the tv, run to the radio and kill need and friends. >> steve: dustin lynch is going to be doing another number from his new hit. log on for the after the show show. up to studio j and that show. bill: good morning, everybody. republicans ripping the white house for its approach on the fiscal cliff, saying the elect is over. it's time to stop campaigning and start talk. some republicans are telling the president, show us your hand. martha: not over the cliff yet but perhaps headed there. good morning. i'm martha maccallum. the minority leader mitch mcconnell called the president out for what he says is a campaign-style blitz instead of negotiations between both sides. >> rather than sitting down with lawmakers and working out an agreement he's back on the campaign trail. we are not going to solve this problem by creating villians and drumming up outrage. >> he will be out trying to i'm sure zero in on those states represented by members of the house and the senate to try to get public support. bill: democrats upping the ante, looking to raise ta
president morsi's wishes in an effort to restore order. let's begin with steve harrigan streaming live from cairo, protesters in full force in tahrir square, do you have any idea what is next for them? >> reporter: harris, what we are likely to see on sunday and tuesday, are, perhaps, massive street protests, not just by those who want to oust mohamed morsi, who think he's trying to become a dictator but those who support him, who think he is trying to do the right thing to dry and break the logjam and get rid of the old regime, we could see tens of thousands of people marching on the streets of cairo with opposite points of view, really, close problems im to each other. we have seen violence in the protest and could see more in the days to come and one other factor, to keep an eye on, these judges, they say they don't buy the president's decree, the judges across the country are trying to shut down the country's entire judicial system, harris. >> harris: you have so many staring hoeldz in all of this, steve and we are also keeping an eye on the prominent opposition leader, al-faradi. what
not too long after the last president was forced from power there. correspondent steve harrigan is in cairo tonight. >> attempts by egypt president morsi to expand his powers have galvanized the oppositio opposition. in to the largest street protest since those that helped overthrow the former president hosni mubarak two years ago. >> the protesters are a mix. young and old. secular and nationalists. joined for the moment by one emotion. anger. the egypt's first democratically elected president overstepped the bounds and trying to become exactly what they fought so hard to get rid of. a dictator. >> they are great control. appreciate the culture in their own image of muslim brothers. they are not hiding it. it's not that. they are doing it, secretly. >> mohammed morsi's attempt at compromise meeting with the chief judges in cairo, giving verbal assurances that the sweeping powers would only be temporary and limited to unspecified sovereign matters has done nothing to stem unrest. schools and many businesses were closed today due to demonstrations. planned march by muslim brother
about over his controversial decision to grant himself sweeping new powers. steve harrigan is streaming live from care row. what can you tell us. >> details of the offices of the muslim brotherhood. attack happened about 70 miles outside of cairo. one of the regional offices. one person killed in the attack, 60 wounded. here in cairo security forces skirmishes continues you can hear sirens and ambulances as well as tear gas is popped off as several thousand protestors are demonstrating to show their unhappiness. >> gregg: will morsi plan on meeting the judges tomorrow and what will they be talking about? >> as you know the judges across the country have threatened to go out on strike over this power grab by the egyptian president. there has been a meeting scheduled for tomorrow between morrisi and the judges no word of a cancellation. it could be an attempt by the egyptian president to reach out to opponents trying to draw black from the violence that has escalated. what we are waiting for as far as the demonstrations, when pro and anti-people on the ground will try and march. we'll get
will flare up. steve? >> reporter: the number of those tents put up by protestors has grown. they are intent to stay there throughout the week but the number of protestors on the street has declined dramatically over the last 24 hours. on late friday there were up to 40,000 people on the square. the protests did turn violent here in cairo and other cities. buildings torched. police cars torched. a lot of tear gas and pepper spray in the shutdowns between protestors and security forces. and morsi and the top justices. many chief justices here in cairo and across the country they will no longer to go work until the president repeals his decrease for a power grab. we're seen what could be a show down on the streets. that is when supporters on tuesday and saying that he is trying to be a dictator will face off. both opponents and supporters of the president hauling out people and major marches expected on tuesday. >> heather: steve, thank you. >> gregg: contest in the background on egypt's president morsi. he was elected in june of this year after a revolution overthrowing president hosni mubara
. steve harrigan with the news live in cairo. steve? >> it took 18 nights of street protests, almost two years ago to drive out hosni mubarak from power. now we're on night number five of protests again egypt's first democratically elected president and for the first time, the sound of the protests feel exactly the same as those that drove out his predecessor. even some of the chants are the same, leave, leave. those protesters came from a number of different political parties today totaling more than 200,000 people. they were chanting, they were violent at the edges of the protests, mainly the younger protesters battling with police, squirmishing on the edges with rocks and tear gas as well. as far as president morsi goes, his show of compromise by meeting with judges yesterday has largely been rejected by the protesters. instead, opposition leaders say there will be no compromise, no deal with the president until he backs down completely and rescinds his decree. otherwise, they say they will stay out here on the streets. shepherd. >> shepard: steve harrigan live in cairo. for years, wo
in for jon scott. with egypt's president mohammed morsi, it is a big test for the new leader. steve harrigan is live in cairo. some are saying that mohammed morsi is the real winner here. you have all sides facing the same person. americans giving him high marks for his mediation, even some israeli officials praising the president. as far as the mediation goes, there were some concerns about which direction he would say, a long-term member of the muslim brotherhood and a public sympathizer of hamas. and in the end, he worked closely with u.s. officials about that days of violence. he had all those conversations with president obama. >> we are wondering. he is trying to change the constitution and give themselves more power. what can you tell us about that? >> some dramatic developments which have just occurred in the last hours, and we have had four days of protests. they could be extremely large tomorrow. what the egyptian president has done is basically said that no one can overrule any of his decrees since he became president in june. not even the courts. he also said any of those guilty
himself sweeping powers last week. correspondent steve harrigan has the latest from cairo. >> egypt president mohammed morsi is looking for a way out the fire storm he created thursday when he claimed the orders were not subject to review by egypt's court that move sparked four days of violent street in egypt. in the protest, 13 offices of the muslim brotherhood, morsi's chief supporters were ransacked or set on fire. morsi met today with senior judges from the judiciary council looking for a compromise to halt the violence. aides say morsi might be willing to limit the scope of his decree, but not withdraw it entirely. morsi supporters say the increased powers are only temporary, until a new constitution is completed. opponents say it's a power grab and part of an attempt to instill islamic law in egypt. >> we demand the president listen to people who chose it. people elected him so he would defend the people. not to do what he pleases. >> the administration was careful with the words. not overly critical. we raised concerns. that in part answers the questions. >> they reach out fo
as the appeals report suspends work to protest the decrease that gave mohammed morsi near absolute powers. steve harrigan is live in cairo with the very latest, steve. >> those protestors are out again for the 6th night in a row at tahrir square scuffling with police. we've seen exchanges of rocks and teargas on both sides, several protestors coming away injured, police injured as well. nowhere near the numbers we saw last night where as many as 200,000 demonstrators were in the square. they are demanding not only that the president pull back on his decrease but the entire government gets toppled. judges from two of the courts including the appeals court has gone on strike. they say they are not going to work again until the president takes a step back. we are seeing no comprises from president mohammed morsi. in fact we are hearing from his supporters in the muslim brotherhood that they plan on staging major marchs across the nation on saturday in support of mohammed morsi. they have kept their distance perhaps trying to reduce of conflict between two sides. megyn: steve harrigan thank you. new
>> steve: angie, before we go, congratulations, for your work at unicef. >> brian: you're an ambassador there. in the after the show show, we'll talk about spying on your kids. see you tomorrow. bill: you can pick that up after the show show. good morning, everybody. on this monday are this signs of a compromise as we head for the fiscal cliff? senator lindsay graham, one of the latest high-profile republicans that says he will break the longstanding pledge regarding taxes and says he will do it for the country, but only if democrats are willing to make reforms on entitledment programs, medicare and medicaid and social security. that is big if. good morning, hope your turkey was great. martha: good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. you've got this. congressman peter king and now senator bob corker say they will ignore the decades old pledge that was signed by 241 house members and senators. he says he believes it is a huge game-changer. >> when you're $16 trillion in debt the only pledge we should make to each other is to avoid becoming greece. republicans shoul
watching in cairo. that's where we find our very own steve harrigan with more. >> reporter: jenna, the protesters are out once again in tahrir square tonight but in much smaller numbers than we saw last night. last night the hugest protests so far. as many as 200,000 people in the square. many of them calling not just for president morsi to withdraw his decree for his entire government to fall. as you mentioned, judges, in two of the major courts in egypt have gone out on strike. going out on strike until morsi repeals his decree entirely. for the first time we're hearing about public support for president morsi from his main backers, the muslim brotherhood. up until now morsi supporters have kept away from these demonstrators. now the muslim brotherhood say they will carry outa nationwide march on saturday, a real show of the popular support for the president. it may be that the tactics of the government will simply be hands off on these demonstrators in hopes these protests now after six days will begin to fade. jenna, back to you. jenna: steve harrigan live in cairo on the deve
's foreign minister to discuss the crisis. where are we? steve harrigan with the news live tonight from cairo. steve? >> shepard, we're hearing some pretty regular small explosions behind us right now. that is tear gas being fired. so much tear gas has been fired in this section of cairo in the past four days it's basically hanging here like a cloud. today we saw president morsey make some attempt at compromise reaching out to some of his harshest critics, the chief judges here in cairo trying to assure him that the powers that he assumed are only temporary and only apply to, quote: sovereign matters without really defining what those sovereign matters are or changing the decrees that gave him that power in any way. those moves are unlikely to satisfy the protesters out on the street and tomorrow they're planning a major march against the president. initially there was a second march planned as well. this time why the muslim brotherhood in support of the president. they cancelled that one due to fears of violence after four days of street protests here. 400 people wounded. one killed tomorro
a temporary measure. steve harrigan streaming live from cairo now. steve? >> reporter: megyn, this is the largest demonstration of anti-morsi protesters we've seen since the egyptian president made that decree on thursday. you can hear the sires and small explosions behind me. police are trying to push out younger protesters who are throwing rocks and lighting objects on fire in the streets around tahrir square. it's been the largest demonstration as people continue to stream in, and it's really been a mix of people, people from different political parties really united by the president's move, united in opposition, angry at what they say is an attempt at dictatorship by president morsi. one protester has died from tear gas so far today, and the muslim brotherhood, supporters of president morsi, have canceled a planned march of their own. they're trying to reduce chance of violence in this bitterly-divided nation. as far as a chance of compromise goes, the president made an effort at that yesterday. he met with several chief judges here in cairo, but earthly that compromise f
new powers, a move that since resulted in the violent and widespread protests they've seen. and steve harrigan is streaming live from cairo with the latest. where do the protests go from here? >> rick, the numbers are down today from what we saw on friday and we're likely to see more large scale protest demonstrations in the coming days, after sunday morning prayers and again on tuesday. what we're likely to see then are really competing margins, those who support the president, who feel like his moves are necessary, to break the log jam and to move the country forward and those who think that the president is trying to achieve a dictatorship. those who are trying to block him. so we're going to see more large scale protests and the other things to watch resignation is, three presidential aides have recently resigned in the past two hours and the judges are refusing, so if it continues to grow, this could put much more pressure on the egyptian president and we're looking at tahrir square and reminded when the crowds were protesti protesting hosni mubarak, who are they and how united a
news's steve harrigan is live in the cairo with the latest. what is happening there? >> these protests have been going on for five days and they have been getting stronger each day. this is the largest rally we've seen. perhaps as many as 100,000 people packing into tahrir square behind me. really a mix of people from different political parties. they're really united by one thing. anger over the move i about the president really to give him the power to issue any decree and make himself above the law beyond the reach of egypt's courts. throughout the day we saw street battles between protesters, especially younger protesters on sde streets battling with police. tear gas back and forth. rocks back and forth. police sometimes picking up rocks throwing at protesters. a total of four people have been killed so far in the protests. we're waiting a watching to see what the people who support president morsi, the muslim brotherhood will do. they had a major march today. they canceled it. they are concerned having th groups on the street at the same time could prove more violent than what we'
in the region. steve harrigan streaming live from cairo where we've been watching the crowds get bigger and bigger in tahrir square. steve? >> reporter: megyn, it looks like president morsi is trying to give the appearance trying to find a way out of the situation, some sort of compromise from the firestorm he set off four days ago with a order basically says any decrease he issues are positive the law, not subject to being evoked by egyptian courts. he is meeting with chief justices in cairo looking for some sort of compromise solution, perhaps limiting that decree but the big question whether any limits or talk of compromise will be enough for people that have come out on the streets. in the past four days we've street violence not only here in cairo but across edwimt. at least 400 people woungeded at least one killed. offices of the muslim brotherhood have been ransacked or set on fire. those who support the president and those who oppose him are planning major street demonstrations tomorrow. without any compromise we could see more street violence in the next 24 hours. megyn, back t
, though, it's not enough to satisfy the concerns of his critics. steve harrigan streaming live for us from cairo right now. steve? >> reporter: jon, these are the biggest and the largest anti-presidential crowds we've seen, and they're still pouring in by the thousands. we can hear them chanting behind us, we want the regime to leave. these protests are a mix of different kinds of political parties, some of whom are secularists, others national i'm sorries, a real mix of young and old too. they seem to be united by an anger, the president gave himself the ability to issue acts that can't be reviewed by the courts. the president himself met a show of compromise yesterday, he met with some of his critics here in cairo. he said his powers were only temporary, and they would only apply to matters of national sovereignty, but that has not been enough for the critics or the protesters. they're streaming in here, really a show of force by those opposed to the president. muhammad morsi has a tremendous amount of popular support as well, the muslim brotherhood canceled its march today, they were af
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